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Gaita may refer to:

Musical instruments

  • Various types of bagpipes common to Spain and Portugal such as:
    • Gaita asturiana, a kind of bagpipe used in the Spanish provinces of Asturias, northern León and western Cantabria
    • Galician gaita, Gaita de Fole or Leonese gaita, a kind of bagpipe used in the Spanish provinces of Galicia, León, western Zamora, and in Trás-os-Montes, Portugal
    • Gaita de boto, a bagpipe native to Aragon, distinctive for its tenor drone running parallel to the chanter
    • Gaita de saco, a bagpipe native to Soria, La Rioja, Alava, and Burgos in north-central Spain. Possibly the same as the lost gaita de fuelle or Old Castile.
    • Gaita transmontana (or gaita mirandesa), a bagpipe native to the Trás-os-Montes region of Portugal
    • Gaita sanabresa, a bagpipe played in Puebla de Sanabria, in the Zamora province of western Spain
  • Rhaita, an Iberian spelling of the Arabic ghaita wind instrument
  • Gaita gastoreña, a hornpipe musical instrument native to Andalusia
  • Gaita flutes, the Spanish name for kuisi, fipple flutes native to Colombia and parts of Panama/


  • Gaïta, an early music ensemble
  • Gaita Zuliana, a Venezuelan musical genre


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